NIST raises cybersecurity to a holistic level

Tuesday - 3/8/2011, 10:30am EST

Ron Ross, FISMA Implementation Project Leader at NIST

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The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has updated its guidelines for the Federal Information Security Management Act. They are calling this their capstone document for FISMA implementation. NIST Special Publication 800-39 lays out a three-tiered risk-management system for agencies to use. Joining us with details is Ron Ross, a senior computer scientist and Implementation Project Leader at NIST.

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